Category: Endocannabinoids

Illinois Children Will Soon Qualify for Medical Marijuana


Migraines? Maybe You're Clinically Endocannabinoid Deficient Can this concept explain therapeutic benefits of cannabis in migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and other treatment-resistant conditions?   This study examines the concept of clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD), and the prospect that it could underlie the pathophysiology of migraine, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, and other functional ... Read More
March 27, 2013Sam Sabzehzar


On the first day of a National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference, an accredited cannabinoid education program will offer a CRE to healthcare professionals. By Americans for Safe Access  |  January 25, 2013 At 2 pm on Friday, February 22, 2013 an accredited cannabinoid education program called “Cannabis in Medicine: A Primer ... Read More
January 26, 2013Sam Sabzehzar
Cannabis For Muscular Dystrophy Treatment


Cannabis Is Proving That It Has Protective Properties To Help Fight Cancer and Alzheimer's Hardly the harmful intoxicant that many once thought it was, cannabis is a nourishing plant that actually improves and prolongs life. For thousands of years cannabis has been used as a medicine for a remarkably broad range of ... Read More
July 25, 2012Daily Dose


Marijuana Reveals Memory Mechanism Glial cells, not neurons, are responsible for marijuana-induced forgetfulness Until recently, most scientists believed that neurons were the all-important brain cells controlling mental functions and that the surrounding glial cells were little more than neuron supporters and “glue.” Now research published in March in Cell reveals that astrocytes, a type of ... Read More
July 15, 2012Daily Dose


Research Boosting Potency of Marijuana-like Chemical in Body Results underscore anandamide’s potential as basis of safe painkillers UC Irvine and Italian researchers have discovered a new means of enhancing the effects of anandamide — a natural, marijuana-like chemical in the body that provides pain relief. Led by Daniele Piomelli, UCI’s Louise Turner Arnold ... Read More
November 23, 2011Daily Dose


Jahan Marcu, a PhD candidate at Temple University, explains the Endocannabinoid System with Dr Michelle Sexton By Sam Sabzehzar  |  October 24, 2011 Jahan Marcu, a PhD candidate at Temple University, explains the Endocannabinoid System with Dr Michelle Sexton, as they take a train from Germany to Amsterdam. Both doctors were in Europe ... Read More
October 24, 2011Sam Sabzehzar


In Part II of our recap at the IACM 6th Conference on Cannabinoids in Medicine and 5th European Workshop on Cannabinoid Research, Naturopathic Doctor Michelle Sexton informs us on the invaluable relationship between person and plant. Program:  Part II  The eCBss and the Chemical Reactions that Sustain Life Maybe you saw the article recently in Time magazine, from the ... Read More
September 18, 2011Sam Sabzehzar


Michelle Sexton, Naturopathic Doctor, Discusses Cannabis as a Medicine Plant Dr. Michelle Sexton, a naturopathic doctor based in Seattle, Washington, has been studying plant medicine for over three decades, and has recently opened a laboratory where her research and testing will take the industry to new heights. You can learn more about ... Read More
August 26, 2011Sam Sabzehzar
Illinois Adds Autism As Qualifying Condition For Medical Marijuana


Harvard Study: Marijuana Cuts Lung Cancer Tumor Growth In Half The active ingredient in marijuana cuts tumor growth in common lung cancer in half and significantly reduces the ability of the cancer to spread, say researchers at Harvard University who tested the chemical in both lab and mouse studies. They say this ... Read More
August 2, 2011Daily Dose